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SAVE THE DATE: AUGUST 27TH – 29TH

LOCATION: Sheraton Imperial Conference Center in Durham, NC

COST: $75 per person

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR:

BREEDERS AND TRAINERS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PROVIDING AMERICAN DETECTION CANINES FOR OUR NATIONAL SECURITY

  • Information
  • Networking

PRESENTERS TO SHARE IDEAS ON IMPROVING TRAINING AND INCREASING THE SUPPLY OF EFFICIENT DOMESTIC DETECTION DOGS

  • Presentations with 10 minutes for discussion
  • Measuring and predicting detection dog performance
  • The genetics of detection dog behavior
  • Panels or discussion groups
  • Presenters +

    • Tim Baird, VWK9
    • David Brownell, Canine Program Management, Corvus Canine Consulting
    • Gregory Berns, M.D, Ph.D, Emory University
    • Mike Dougherty, American K-9 Interdiction
    • Heather Henderson, Arete
    • Dr. Robert Gillette, DVM, MSE, DACVSMR, Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences
    • Sheila Goffe, AKC Government Relations
    • Kevin Good, Battelle
    • Eileen Jenkins, DVM, MS, DACVIM, US Army
    • Dr. Elinor Karlsson, PhD, Broad Institute
    • Dr. Cindy Otto, DVM, PhD, DACVEC, DACVSMR, CCRT, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
    • Erin Perry, Southern Illinois University
    • Dr. James Serpell, Developer of C-BARQ
    • Chris Shelton, TSA Canine Training Center
    • Mark Spivak, Dog Star Technologies
    • Dr. Paul Waggoner, Auburn University Canine Performance Sciences Department

STUDENTS AND NEW PROGRAMS-Poster presentations

  • Share new research
  • Share new program methods and ideas
  • 36” x 48” posters (please supply your own easel or display)

For sponsorship information, contact Daphna.Straus@akc.org

VENDORS

  • Share new products and concepts

CONTACT: DetectionDog@akc.org 

Sponsored by:    

  • Exclusive provider of AKC Pet Insurance
  • Coverage available for accidents, illnesses, and more
  • Offering discounts for working and service dogs
  • Promoting regular wellness visits and preventative care
  • Visit our booth at the conference to learn more
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